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Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
Washington Performing Arts: Amjad Ali KhanSixth & I
Sat. Nov 16 Amjad Ali Kahn brings his expressive sound to Sixth & I for a family gathering with his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
1,000 years of Sound and MovementThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday ConcertEmbassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
Washington Performing Arts: Taipei Symphony OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Nov 15
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Thru Nov. 16
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14